In this program, Tony Sweet demonstrates many of the photography techniques, from the traditional to more creative options, that give his flower images a distinctive look. Follow along in a private workshop as Tony shoots in the field at Longwood Gardens, then returns to his studio to demonstrate post-processing techniques. Finally, Tony reviews extensive gallery images and discusses the methods he used to achieve some of his favorite flower photographs.
Join artist, author, and educator Katrin Eismann as she guides you through this step-by-step tutorial-based class that demonstrates the many options for transforming your images from color to black and white. You'll learn how to work with Adobe Camera Raw and adjustment layers to interpret and add subtle toning and tinting effects, along with many other spectacular techniques. Katrin will also give you an overview of the Advanced Black and White print option for Epson inkjet printers to ensure your finished images are as beautiful in print as they appear on your computer screen.
In this DVD you'll learn… The new black and white adjustment layer feature, preset filters, adjusting conversion, and the tint feature. Retouching conversion artifacts with the Quick Selection tool, refining edges, and the Clone Stamp tool. Advanced techniques for working with image saturation and color luminance. Using image channels for converting color to black and white, working with blend modes, layer masks, and subtle sharpening techniques that will add a refined look to your images. Apply creative toning and tinting effects to black and white images to enhance their mood and effectiveness.